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First Business Founder Jerry Smith Celebrates 50 Years in Banking

Published Thursday, November 30, 2017
First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ), the bank holding company and parent of First Business Bank, is proud to announce today that its founder, Jerry Smith, is celebrating 50 years in banking tomorrow. He began his banking career at First National Bank of Appleton on December 1, 1967. Jerry started First Business in Madison in 1990. As the more»

Fox Cities Chamber to host its Annual Report to the Community on January 18

Published Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Fox Cities Chamber will hold its annual Report to the Community on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a light breakfast and networking. The Report will commence at 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. The event is scheduled to be held at The Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel & Conference Center, located at 1000 more»

Appleton Housing Authority Announces Launch of Newly Designed Website

Published Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Appleton Housing Authority (AHA) announced today the official launch of its newly revamped website, now accessible by visiting www.appletonhousing.org. Designed with clean lines, eye-pleasing photos and user-friendly navigation, the goal of the new site is to provide online visitors with an easier way to learn about the AHA’s mission, programs more»

21 businesses named finalists for 2017 MARKETPLACE Governorís Awards

Published Thursday, November 30, 2017
Twenty-one Wisconsin companies have been named finalists for the 2017 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards, which recognize outstanding Wisconsin businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans. More than 400 nominations were received this year for the awards, which recognize the achievements of Wisconsin businesses of all sizes and more»

Fox Cities Regional Partnership welcomes Peter Thillman as new vice president of economic development

Published Monday, November 27, 2017
The Fox Cities Regional Partnership announces today that Peter Thillman will join the organization as its vice president of economic development on Jan. 2, 2018. Thillman joins the Regional Partnership with 25 years of economic development experience. Thillman comes from Lakeshore Technical College as vice president of workforce and economic development. more»

No increase in undergraduate tuition at Marian University for 2018-19 academic year

Published Monday, November 27, 2017
Marian University has frozen undergraduate tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. In a decision by Marian University administration, supported by the Board of Trustees, students at Marian will not see a tuition increase for the upcoming academic year. This freeze comes after the tuition reduction of 2017-18. Tuition for the traditional undergraduate more»

Mobile Food Pantry Provides Families with Food as Thanksgiving Approaches

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Yesterday morning, individuals representing 147 families weathered cold and wind to receive food from a mobile food pantry in parking lot of the J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. corporate campus at 3003 Breezewood Lane, Neenah. More than 45 J. J. Keller associates staffed the food pantry from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. “By providing a location for and more»

New report highlights impact of WEDC entrepreneurship programs

Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Startups and early-stage companies receiving direct assistance from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC’s) entrepreneurship programs attracted nearly $300 million in new funding and generated more than $85 million in revenue in 2016, according to a report released today. The 314 companies receiving direct assistance from more»

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